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Innerhofer wins men's World Cup downhill

Christof-Innerhofer 400BEAVER CREEK: Italy's Christof Innerhofer won the men's alpine skiing World Cup downhill at Beaver Creek on Friday, ahead of Norwegians Aksel Lund Svindal and Kjetil Jansrud.

 

Innerhofer clocked 1min 41.69sec on the "Birds of Prey" piste to beat Svindal -- winner of last weekend's downhill and super-g races at Lake Louise -- by 23-hundredths of a second. Jansrud was 50-hundredths off the lead.

 

 

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